Using TrueDepth camera on iPhone, iOS 16 allows users to create Personalized Spatial Audio profiles

iOS 16 has enhanced the immersive listening experience for iPhone users with the new Personalized Spatial Audio. The TrueDepth camera on iPhone enables users to create a personal profile for Spatial Audio.

The tech giant introduced Spatial Audio with support for Dolby Atmos on Apple Music in 2021 to deliver a completely new surround sound experience to subscribers and allows artists to create music that comes from all around and from above.

Now with Personal Spatial Audio iOS 16 users will be able to create the immersive listening experience of their own preference.

iOS 16

iPhone models compatible with Personalized Spatial Audio compatible on iOS 16

Owners of AirPods Pro, AirPods Max, AirPods (3rd generation), or Beats Fit Pro can enjoy Personal Spatial Audio on the following compatible iPhone models:

  • iPhone SE (3rd and 2nd generation)
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max
  • iPhone 13 Pro 
  • iPhone 13 
  • iPhone 13 mini
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 12 Pro 
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max 
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8 
  • iPhone 8 Plus

iOS 16

Spatial Audio compatible with other devices

  • The built-in speakers on an iPhone 8 or later
  • iPad Pro 12.9‑inch (3rd generation) and later
  • iPad Pro 11‑inch
  • iPad Air (3rd generation) and later
  • iPad (6th generation) and later
  • iPad mini (5th generation) and later
  • The built-in speakers on a Mac computer with Apple silicon
  • Apple TV 4K with tvOS 15 or later
  • Audiovisual content from a supported app

Oliver Schusser, Apple’s vice president of Apple Music and Beats described Spatial Audio as break-through technology in sound quality.

“Apple Music is making its biggest advancement ever in sound quality. “Listening to a song in Dolby Atmos is like magic. The music comes from all around you and sounds incredible. Now we are bringing this truly innovative and immersive experience to our listeners with music from their favorite artists like J Balvin, Gustavo Dudamel, Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Kacey Musgraves, The Weeknd, and so many more. Subscribers will also be able to listen to their music in the highest audio quality with Lossless Audio. Apple Music as we know it is about to change forever.”

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